Marlys Giordano Appointed Creative Director at Couristan
Fort Lee, NJ, July 10, 2017-Couristan has appointed Marlys Giordano to the position of creative director for the company’s area rug division.
Giordano, formerly the senior trend specialist-global trend and design for Lifetime Brands, Inc., will be reporting to Mark Ferullo, vice president of the area rug division. In her new position, Giordano, a 20-year veteran whose career includes positions as a buyer and director of product development in both the home décor and floorcovering industries, will be responsible for spearheading Couristan’s product development and sourcing efforts.
Giordano’s focus will be centered on research and analysis of fashion, color and design trends in the textile and home space and development of fashion forward product focused on the company’s key segments. Additionally, Giordano will work with Couristan’s marketing team with concentrations on developing strategies in the form of promotional sales planning, social media and merchandising opportunities to support the company’s national accounts base.
Prior to working at time Lifetime Brands, Giordano was director of marketing and product development at Momeni. Giordano started her career as a buyer for Bloomingdales as well as The Company Store and has also served as a director of product development for Ross Store, Inc.